Short Poems for Kids

Poems for Kids

If you have trouble memorizing poems for kids, then these short poems for kids are just the thing you need! They were written a long time ago by Hilaire Belloc, who was a very wonderful poet! We love his funny kids poems and pictures too!

Polar Bear

Short Poems for Kids: The Polar Bear

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The Polar Bear is unaware

Of cold that cuts me through:

For why? He has a coat of hair.

I wish I had one too!

The Learned Fish

Short Kids Poem: The Learned Fish

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This learned Fish has not sufficient brains

To go into the water when it rains.

The Lion

Short Poems: The Lion

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The Lion, the Lion, he dwells in the waste,

He has a big head and a very small waist;

But his shoulders are stark, and his jaws they are grim,

And a good little child will not play with him.

The Scorpion

Kids Short Poems: The Scorpion

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The Scorpion is as black as soot,

He dearly loves to bite;

He is a most unpleasant brute

To find in bed, at night.

The Vulture

Short Kids Poem: The Vulture

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The Vulture eats between his meals,

And that's the reason why

He very, very rarely feels

As well as you and I.

His eye is dull, his head is bald,

His neck is growing thinner.

Oh! what a lesson for us all

To only eat at dinner!

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a shark is a pet that you don't want to get he doesnt have fur he won't cuddle or purr he won't even walk in the park

yellow is the coulour of a lion, yellow is the coulour of a banana, yellow is the coulour of my great aunts pajamas, yellow is the coulour of the …

My friend  
A ring is round it has no end, and that's how long I'll be your friend.

How it Was 
the pain the despair people who just didn't care the sadness the depression people there without expression the cruelty the broken heart …

Enemy to a Friend 
The desert sun burns brightly Upon the glowing sand My horse and I trudge onward Searching for grassy land Suddenly I fall, Landing hard on …

by Horatio Alger, Jr. Click the arrow to listen. In the hushed hours of night, with the air quite still, I hear the strange cry of the …

What I'm Thankful For 
I'm thankful for my family, friends, My toys, pillows and beds, For a Bible to read and a bike to ride, For my cat, my clothes, and my shoes and …

Katy's Bunny 
Katy's favorite animal is a bunny. Katy's bunny's name is Rose. Rose's nose is a cute nose. Her favorite flower is a daisy. Rose's birthday is on New …

A Poem About My Dolly 
I have a little dolly, Her name is Miss Polly, Her hair is brown, It looks like a crown, She walks very well, And talks very well, She always plays …

What Is Christmas? A Christmas Poem 
My Christmas Poem Christmas Is... blankets of white snow. skiing in the powder. carolers bringing out the Christmas spirit. the suspense in opening …

Girl's Power 
We are women, we are strong. we are never, never wrong. Let us rise and let us shine. We are tough, we are cool. We can perfectly rule. Let us …

Oh no! I've lost my tennis shoe. I don't know what to do. I had two, I had a pair, Did I give one to you? Yea! I've found my tennis shoe, Beneath …

My little sister 
My little sister picks her nose Plays with her toes And sucks on her clothes My little sister thinks she is hot Even though she still sleeps …

A Family Poem 
Some families are big, some families are small Some have kids, some don't at all Some have pets, some don't Some may be disabled or different …

A Poem About My Daddy - Thank You Daddy 
Thank you Daddy for working so hard for Mommy and me you take care of us so tenderly Thank you Daddy for always taking the time to wrestle and tickle …

My Little Brother 
My little brother is very rude he runs out laughing when he's nude. He farts in your face and puts toothpaste in your food. When he is hungry he …

I've Got Your Nose 
Click the arrow to listen. I sneak up behind my mother, Moving quietly on my toes. My hand begins to hover, And I quickly grab her nose. …

A Kids Poem About Surfin' 
I've never been surfing but my poem is about what I think it might feel like. Surfin' The calm water on my feet, paddling out. The excitement …

A Kids Poem about the Fourth of July - My First Poem 
This is my very first poem. Thanks for letting me put it on your site! The Fourth of July When firecrackers go boom people come to see and cheer …

Piggie and Engie Driver 
Piggy on the railway road, picking up stones, down came the engine master and broke piggy's bones. Ooh! says piggy, that is not fair aah, said engine …

What is a Bottle? 
A bottle is... a loner on the beach. a keeper of secrets. a holder of something refreshing. perhaps protecting a message. a killer to bare feet. …

my dog Not rated yet
I had a little dog A little dog i had It ran around in circles And never had a bath It went into the garden And then i called it in It shaked its …

The Very Lost One Not rated yet
The Very Lost One I wish it was done! I can not explain. it is like a crying rain. Just so not good. So very very rude. Got to leave and go. So …

what i'm thinking Not rated yet
you nothing with out your mom and dad so dont be bad

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LUCKY Not rated yet

yellow Not rated yet
yellow is the coulour of a lion, yellow is the coulour of a banana, yellow is the coulour of my great aunts pajamas, yellow is the coulour of the …

I LOVE MY DADDY  Not rated yet

Toenails  Not rated yet
Toenails are really good there my favourite colour green I think there vitamin C Toenails can trip you over while you are walking Toenails kiss …

Moonlight Not rated yet
Moonlight creeps..... on glass-encased windows Sent from heaven's sailing bow Chasing away dancing shadows Caressing the heart bathed in sorrow. …

Precipitation Falls Not rated yet
Liquid falls from the sky. I don't get it how it does. ----- Editor's Note: The author of this poem chose to express his or her thought in a very …

The Performer Not rated yet
Abhi is a lanky boy solo participant of class seven. Neither he descended from the top nor from the heaven. His dance seems to me, like limp and …

Roy G. Biv Not rated yet
Rainbow, rainbow Across the sky. Beautiful colors Way up high. Roy G. Biv This friend of ours. Is all the colors Of beautiful flowers.

The Amazing Vulture ! Not rated yet
Vulture,vulture flying high in the darkness of the sky, as the poor weak creature dies, something brightens up your eyes. The tiger has just beaten, …

blue Not rated yet
Just in case you wanted to know She was an odd woman my Auntie Flo Yet even when her mind started to go She always kept Blue A bright blue Alsatian …

Our Nose Not rated yet
Our Nose I have a nose That has two nostrils From which I can breathe When I wake I wash it

Beard Not rated yet
There was a man who had a beard, Who really was weird, He chewed and swallowed half of his steak, While cleaning his beard with a rake. One day I …

Funny Bunny Not rated yet
I am walking down the road when I see a bunny hopping along the road and he stops and he looks at me and then starts hopping again and then he stops …

LITTLE CHARLIE by Horatio Alger, Jr. Not rated yet
A VIOLET grew by the river-side, And gladdened all hearts with its bloom; While over the fields, on the scented air, It breathed …

Tornadoes Not rated yet
A cloudy, overcast day. Conditions are right. A dark funnel cloud, Mayday, Mayday! Calm, Quiet. Destruction, overwhelming.

A Special Friend Not rated yet
A special friend, it is nice to have one. It is a he, his name is a mystery. But one thing I do know, I love him, I love him. And that is one …

Dogs Not rated yet
Dogs can be silly and dogs can be mean, some are just evil as weevils. Beware, some have a bigger bite than a bark! But some are sweet and some can …

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